29/06/1915- Completed Medical Examination Perth WA & Allotted to 3rd Reinforcements 28th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA as Private
2/09/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Anchises ” bound for Egypt
25/09/1915- Disembarked Alexandria ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
12/10/1915- Joined 28th Battalion in the field Anzac Gallipoli
10/01/1916- Disembarked Alexandria ex Mudros ex Gallipoli
16/03/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
21/03/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
29/07/1916- Killed in Action Pozieres France.

 

REPORT OF SOLDIER’S DEATH

Informant – McHUGH, Cpl. 1752 – ” This man was killed along side of me, while we were hung up at the barbed wire which had not been cut at all. He was hit by Machine Gun Bullet, and he just jumped up and fell back and died. I do not know where he is buried. This was at Pozieres, we never got through then, but we did a week later “.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/15 Star – Medal No. 22842

British War Medal – No. 18505

Victory Medal – No. 18436

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 314134.

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Margaret River War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 114

Inscription Villers-Brettoneux Memorial France.